Main beach area
Pineda de Mar is a town completely embracing the sea. they enjoy a wide and long sandy beach of outstanding quality, approximately 3.000 metres long and with an average width of around 40 metres.
The care the City Council takes on the beach maintenance all year round is greatly intensified during the summer season.
A total of 65 showers are located along the beach. Several bicycle parkings can also be found, basically with the aim to promote cycling in the town and most especially in the beach area.
The quality of the sand and the water, as well as the services they provide, have made it possible for the beach of Pineda de Mar to have been awarded in recent years the Blue Flag quality certificate.
There are three displays in several beach locations disclosing all information related to the Blue Flag, as well as the state of the beach.
Furthermore, during the summer season, in two sites along the beach, “l'Agència Catalana de l'Aigua” (Catalan Water Agency) displays information about the quality of sand and water that is weekly updated. Coinciding with the location of showers, there are also several ramps providing handicapped people access to the beach.
Among the main sights of the old city of special attention deserves Iglesia de Santa Maria (XVI century) - a fine construction with a unusual facade in style of a baroque. Palace Can Jalpi (XV-XVI centuries), is near to the church. The most brisk centers of the city life are Placa de les Melies and quay Paseo Maritimo where city holidays are spent and the most popular bars and restaurants of city are located. The UNESCO awards with "a blue flag" the best European beaches, such as Pineda de Mar.
The city shares on two areas: the historical center which has placed around the church, and tourist quay along which many hotels are located, trading institutions, bars, restaurants and cafe. To services of visitors of a resort extensive beaches from the large sand, stretched on many kilometers where it is possible to have a rest, relax pleasantly, to take a breath of fresh sea air, to sit on a verandah of one of numerous coastal cafes and bars or to go in for sports.
On a way to the sea
The ancient seaside small town till now is keeping mainly agricultural character, gradually turns to the brisk tourist center of Costa del Maresme. Prompt development of tourism has caused construction of modern hotels, boards, summer residences and campings and has led to formation of a wide infrastructure of the trading and entertaining centers.